517: Big Backend Energy

Where have all the backend podcasts gone? Databases are so hot right now, so we're talking about them. What is the state of just using native web components? Are they a viable solution for a production app today? What if there was a type syntax in JavaScript?

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Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert in silly sunglasses and a sign that says Shawp Tawlkk Shough DOT COM

Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert

This episode is with just Chris & Dave, ShopTalk Show's hosts. Chris is the co-founder of CodePen and creator of CSS-Tricks, and Dave is lead developer at Paravel.

Time Jump Links

  • 00:42 Backend knowledge
  • 02:05 Databases are so hot right now
  • 08:46 Sponsor: Linode
  • 09:56 What is the state of just using native web components and are they a viable solution for a production app today without a framework dependency?
  • 15:33 TypeScript conversations
  • 21:07 What if there was a type syntax in JavaScript?

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